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Tajikistan
(1,663 words)

Jumhurii Tojikiston (The Republic of Tajikistan)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

9,475,000

Area

140,000 sq. km (55,000 sq. mi)

Population density

66/sq. km (170/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.08% (per 1,000: births 25, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

35%

Urban dwellers

28% (2.73% p.a.)

Capital city

Dushanbe 916,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

68% Tajik, 24% Uzbek, 1% Tatar, 1% Shughni, 1% Kyrgyz,…

Cite this page
“Tajikistan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02TJK>
First published online: 2020



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